Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah or even Tacko Fall to the Lakers? | The Jump

Brian Windhorst, Ramona Shelburne and Royce Young discuss the best fit to replace DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins, with Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah, Marcin Gortat, Marreese Speights or even Tacko Fall mentioned. There’s also the chance the Lakers leave the spot open in the hopes that they can eventually sign Andre Iguodala. They then (3:50) discuss the […]

‘This is like the eighth annual Dwight Howard I’ve-figured-it-out summer’ – Tim MacMahon | The Jump

Brian Windhorst, Royce Young and Tim MacMahon discuss whether Dwight Howard or Joakim Noah would be a better fit for the Los Angeles Lakers in the wake of the injury to DeMarcus Cousins. They then (3:19) discuss whether the Lakers should actually keep a roster spot open for Andre Iguodala instead of making a move. […]

NBA rookies think Cam Reddish, not Zion Williamson, will have the better career | The Jump

Brian Windhorst, Royce Young and Tim MacMahon discuss the results of a 2019 NBA rookie survey, in which players picked Zion Williamson of the New Orleans Pelicans to beat Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies, RJ Barrett of the New York Knicks and Cam Reddish of the Atlanta Hawks for 2020 NBA Rookie of the […]

Projecting the Team USA starting lineup at the 2019 FIBA World Cup | The Jump

Tim Bontemps, Ohm Youngmisuk and Dave McMenamin project the starting lineup for Team USA at the 2019 FIBA World Cup, with Kemba Walker of the Boston Celtics, De’Aaron Fox of the Sacramento Kings, Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz, Khris Middleton of the Milwaukee Bucks, P.J. Tucker of the Houston Rockets, Brook Lopez of the […]

Magic Johnson celebrates 60th birthday by posting a bunch of top-60 lists on Twitter | The Jump

Cassidy Hubbarth, Tim Bontemps and Dave McMenamin play “Make or Miss,” talking about Dallas Mavericks big man Kristaps Porzingis looking huge in the gym; great assists from the 2018-19 NBA season including ones from Stephen Curry, Nikola Jokic and the Kyle Kuzma-to-LeBron James; Kemba Walker’s ankle-breakers; Kyrie Irving Nerf-hooping with Mike Miller; and Magic Johnson […]

The Nets have a new owner — and the team’s price tag is the biggest in NBA history | The Jump

Cassidy Hubbarth, Tim Bontemps and Dave McMenamin react to Bontemps’ report that Joseph Tsai is buying the remainder of the Brooklyn Nets, bringing the total he paid for the team to $2.35 billion. They discuss the future of the team with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, and what it means for the New York Knicks. […]

The Lakers should start the season 16-4 or 15-5 – Tim Bontemps | The Jump

Cassidy Hubbarth, Tim Bontemps, Ohm Youngmisuk and Dave McMenamin discuss the Los Angeles Lakers vs. LA Clippers game on opening night of the 2019-20 NBA season, and which team needs it more as LeBron James and Anthony Davis take on Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. They then (3:44) preview the ABC Saturday slate late in […]

These are the best reunion games of the 2019-20 NBA season | The Jump

Cassidy Hubbarth, Tim Bontemps, Ohm Youngmisuk and Dave McMenamin list their favorite reunion games of the 2019-20 NBA season, naming: Kristaps Porzingis back in Madison Square Gardon for Dallas Mavericks vs. New York Knicks on Nov. 14; Anthony Davis, Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and Josh Hart featuring in Los Angeles Lakers vs. New Orleans Pelicans […]

LaMelo Ball will have NBA scouts traveling across the globe to see him – Jonathan Givony | The Jump

Jorge Sedano, Malika Andrews and Jonathan Givony discuss the 2019 NBA rookies who are most likely to get playoff minutes, with Tyler Herro (Miami Heat) and Grant Williams (Boston Celtics) mentioned. They then (1:57) discuss the college freshmen most likely to fill Zion Williamson’s shoes, with James Wiseman (Memphis), Cole Anthony (North Carolina) Nico Mannion […]

Kyle Lowry says Raptors can still ‘run it back’ without Kawhi Leonard | BS or Real Talk | The Jump

Jorge Sedano, Malika Andrews and Jonathan Givony play “BS or Real Talk,” reacting to (0:00) Steve Kerr saying D’Angelo Russell will “fit right in” with the Golden State Warriors, and (3:51) Kyle Lowry saying the Toronto Raptors can still “run it back” after winning the 2019 NBA Finals despite losing Kawhi Leonard to the LA […]